Definition of iodism in English:


Line breaks: iod¦ism
Pronunciation: /ˈʌɪədɪz(ə)m


[mass noun] Medicine
  • Iodine poisoning, causing thirst, diarrhoea, weakness, and convulsions.
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    • When the prolonged administration of iodine or iodides becomes necessary, certain precautions must be observed to prevent the development of iodism.
    • If signs or symptoms of iodism develop during dextrothyroxine therapy, the drug should be discontinued.

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